Tag Archives: fitness

Race Report : MudMan 10/15km, Camberley, 7th March 2015

I’m writing this race report while the pain is still fresh in my memory (and my legs!) and just in case I make the same mistake next year as I did this year and decide to enter this race again! … Continue reading

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Race Report : Women Only Brutal 10km, Long Valley, 24th Jan 2015

When the alarm went off on race day morning the first thing I did was check the weather. “Please, please let the forecast I saw late last night miraculously change from 3ºC to 10ºC?” But, alas no, it wasn’t to be. Even Super … Continue reading

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Race Report : Brutal, Longmoor Camp 8km/16km, 27th Dec 2014

Early on Saturday morning, Sidney (my running partner in crime) and I were dragging ourselves out of our respective beds to face the reality that, yes, we did enter a gruelling 16km off-road race just two days after Christmas! And I … Continue reading

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Introducing canicross – my top tips on running with your dog

I wanted to do a write-up for anyone considering taking up canicross with their dog(s). If you’ve been to any of the Brutal, Human Race, CTS or other canicross friendly off-road events you may have noticed a group of people … Continue reading

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Race Report : Brutal Long Valley 10km, 15th Nov 2014

Now I know why these races are called Brutal. But I loved every minute of it! I believe this Brutal is regarded as the wettest of the courses (there are far worse though from a mud ‘n bog perspective coming … Continue reading

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Race Report : Brutal 10km, Woolmer 18th October 2014

With names like Grunge Alley, Dead Man’s Bog, Muddy Corner & The Bird Bath, you’d have to be from planet Zog not to expect to be in the need of a good shower (or two!) after this race! Yes, Brutal … Continue reading

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Race Report : Hard As Snails, 6th Sep 2014

The Hard As Snails 10km has to be one of my favourite canicross events in the racing calendar; partly because it is local and set in gorgeous scenery but largely because it was my first ever canicross race when I took … Continue reading

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